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Indian textiles

The Tiruppur Model: For A Security Blanket

V Shoba

The evaporation of formal jobs has reshaped the concept of a workday in manufacturing towns like Tiruppur, where young people are only a small crisis away from poverty

Smriti Irani Weaves a New Legacy

It’s a different kind of culture war for Smriti Irani in her latest role as textile minister and she is all set to weave a new legacy for herself

Warp and Weft

Rosemary Crill and Divia Patel, co-curators of an upcoming exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, talk about the illustrious legacy of Indian textiles

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